[Libreoffice] Using gnu-cp on Mac OS X for building LibreOffice

Thomas Klausner wiz at NetBSD.org
Thu Oct 7 16:04:49 PDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 11:12:24PM +0200, Jan Holesovsky wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> On 2010-10-07 at 16:03 +0200, Eric Hoch wrote:
> > And now we go a step back and need to install gnu-copy again? 
> > 
> > OK, gnu-copy is not that big a think but it's a beginning and it 
> > could end up in adding more and more libs and binaries needed which 
> > aren't in a default Mac OS X installation or one after installing 
> > XCode. 
> From what I read, the BSD cp has very annoying behavior wrt. recursive
> copying of directories, so I understand why GNU cp is preferred ;-)

Where did you read that, or can you explain directly what the problem

> But if you are interested in fixing the places where the breakage
> happens, I am sure we'll accept your patch, and remove the need for GNU
> cp again.

That makes it easier for us others to find the places that might have
issues :)


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